Khalid Biography

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Quick Facts Of Khalid

Celebrated Name Khalid
Age 21 Years
Nick Name Khalid
Birth Name Khalid Donnel Robinson
Birth Date 1998-02-11
Gender Male
Profession Singer
Place Of Birth Fort Stewart, Georgia
Birth Nation United States of America
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Education America’s High School
Father N/A
Mother Linda Wolfe
Marital Status Single
Religion Christianity
Body Build/Type Avearge
Height 5 feet 10½ inches
Weight 80 Kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Genre R&B, Alternative R&B, Soul
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Khalid is an American singer and songwriter who is signed to Right Hand Music Group and RCA Records. In July 2016, he released his debut single titled ‘Location’ which was quite a success on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 16. He also released a duet in 2018 with Norman, an American singer, and it reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100.

Famous For

  • An American singer and songwriter who is signed to Right Hand Music Group and RCA Records
  • His singles, Location, which managed to sneak into top 20 of the US Billboard Hot 100. It was also certified as ‘Platinum’.

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Khalid Performs "Talk" & "Better" On "Saturday Night Live"

Khalid took another big step in his career this past weekend when he performed as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Taking to the SNL stage is an accolade that several artists would love to have on their resume, but only those with a widespread fan base and cross-genre appeal tend to be blessed with the opportunity. Fortunately for Khalid, he is one of those artists. The 21-year-old crooner performed "Talk" followed by "Better," and he killed it as expected. 

"Talk" is a single off Khalid's highly anticipated new album Free Spirit, slated to drop next month. It will be accompanied by a short film of the same name. "This album is the culmination of all of the growth and experiences I have gathered over the past two remarkable years," Kahlid told Zane Lowe. 

Khalid's Early Life

Khalid was born in Fort Stewart, Georgia, USA. His birth name is Khalid Donnel Robinson. He is American by nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. He followed Christianity religion but doesn’t consider himself as a religious person.

Khalid was born in the family of Robinson. His single mother, Linda Wolfe raised him. His mother served as a supply technician in the military and became the member of the Arab Attack chorus. With his mother’s job, he spent his childhood by moving in various place including, Fort Drum in Watertown, For Campbell in Kentucky, New York, and Heidelberg, Germany for six years. He has no siblings.

At a very young age, Khalid parents were separated. When he was in second grade in Germany, his father passed away after being hit by a car. Khalid went to high school to study singing and musical theater. Then at his senior year of high school, he went to America’s High School in El Paso, Texas. During his senior year, he began writing and recording songs and uploaded to his Soundcloud page.

Khalid's Singing Career

  • He began his career in the music industry while in high school by writing and creating music. His early works were posted on SoundCloud.
  • Some of the early songs that Khalid uploaded on the internet include 'Saved' and 'Stuck On You'. Eager to bring out another song before prom, he managed to contact producer Syk Sense and secured an invitation to work with him in an Atlanta studio.
  • He first worked on the song in Atlanta and then back in El Paso, and released 'Location', which will eventually become breakthrough single and earned him multiple platinum certifications from RIAA. The song finished at No. 20 on the Billboard's 'Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay' chart in 2016 and reached the Top 10 on the 'Billboard Hot R&B Songs' chart on January 21, 2017.
  • He featured on the single 'Electric' by Alina Baraz, released in January 2016. In December that year, he collaborated with Brooklyn-based duo Brass tracks on the track 'Whirlwind' from Yours Truly and Adidas Originals Songs from Scratch series, which was played over 700,000 times on SoundCloud.
  • In January and February 2017, he went on his debut headlining tour, the 'Location Tour', covering 21 cities around the US, as well as Canada and Europe. He sold out all the venues of the 25 tour dates, including El Paso's 1,500 capacity Tricky Falls.
  • After the tour concluded, Khalid released his debut studio album 'American Teen' on March 3, 2017. Supported by singles like 'Location' and 'Young Dumb & Broke', the album debuted at No. 9 on the 'Billboard 200' and reached No. 4 in August, and also topped the R&B Albums chart.
  • Kendrick Lamar's promotional song 'The Heart Part 4', which was released on March 24, 2017, featured uncredited vocals by him. The following month, he featured alongside Alessia Cara on the single '1-800-273-8255' by Logic, which became his highest charting single, peaking at No. 3 on the 'Billboard Hot 100'.
  • He made his first television appearance on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' on March 15, 2017, and performed the song 'Location', backed by 'The Roots'. One of his songs, 'Angels', was featured on the episode 'Don't Stop Me Now' of the ABC drama series 'Grey's Anatomy' on April 27, 2017.
  • He began his second headlining tour, the 25-city 'American Teen Tour', on July 12, 2017. In September that year, he joined Lorde, who heavily influenced him, to serve as the opening act on her tour around the UK.
  • His latest single, 'Love Lies', which he recorded with Normani Kordei of Fifth Harmony for the soundtrack of the upcoming drama film 'Love, Simon', is scheduled to release on March 16, 2018.
  • Khalid released an EP, Suncity, on October 19, 2018, through RCA Records. The EP debuted at number eight on the Billboard 200.
  • In February 2019, Khalid released a single, "Talk". He also made his debut on Saturday Night Live on March 9, 2019.

Khalid 2019 Tour

  • Friday 12 April 2019 - Sunday 14 April 2019

       Coachella 2019

       at Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA, US

  • Friday 19 April 2019 - Sunday 21 April 2019

       Coachella 2019

       at Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA, US

  • Friday 17 May 2019 - Sunday 19 May 2019

       Hangout Fest 2019

       at Gulf Shores Beach, Gulf Shores, AL, US

Khalid's Awards and Achievements

  • In July 2016, Khalid reached No. 2 on the 'Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists' chart and was named among top 10 new artists to watch in 2017 by several publications including 'Billboard', Yahoo and 'Rolling Stone'.
  • In 2017, he was named the 'Best New Artist' at the 'MTV Video Music Awards' and also won the 'Woodie To Watch' honor at the 'Woodie Awards'. That year, he was nominated for several other awards such as the 'BET Awards', 'Teen Choice Awards', 'American Music Awards' and 'Soul Train Music Awards'.
  • He was nominated for a number of awards at the 2018 'Grammy Award' ceremony. He was nominated for 'Best New Artist', his debut album was nominated for 'Best Urban Contemporary Album', and the single 'Location' was nominated for 'Best R&B Song'.

Khalid Girlfriend and Dating Affair

Well, the rising young star, Khalid shares his relationship status single.

It seems like Khalid isn’t fascinated with making girlfriends. So, the 20-year-old singer’s relationship status is unknown. He has kept his private life low key. However, Khalid often shares the glimpse of spending time with many female singers and girls but hasn’t pinned point to any girl as his girlfriend.

Khalid is a well-known singer who cemented his legacy from his single Location, which received massive love from all over the world. So, he might be focused on writing and creating music for his upcoming projects and develop his music career. Since earlier this year, he has been busy with Roxy Tour and American Teen Tour.

As of now, Khalid is probably single. Furthermore, fans are speculating that he could be secretly dating Fifth harmony singer Normani Kordei. However, the two artists are self-proclaimed BFFs in real life. They have worked together on Love Lies, which made Billboard Chart history.

Khalid's Net Worth and Earnings

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Source: @thegr8khalid

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Khalid's Body Figures

Observing his body statistics, He has an average body build with a height of 5 feet 10½ inches and weights around 80 Kg. Similarly, His eyes are dark brown and hair is black. His other body information was not disclosed yet, in case of disclosed we will let you know.

Did You Know?

  • In July 2016, he was at the #2 spot on the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists chart.
  • In February 2017, Khalid was declared as the New Artist of the Week.
  • When he got his first popularity a number if magazines, including ‘The Rolling Stone’, wrote about him.
  • His song named ‘Angels’ features on the popular series ‘Grey's Anatomy’.

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